Lehman-trilogia, kuvassa Juha Sääski


27.11.2021 klo 16.3020.00


Espoo City Theatre

Revontulentie 8, 02100 Espoo

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In 2008, the fall of Lehman Brothers Bank triggered one of the most significant financial crisis of all time. And now, more than 10 years later, our lives are still affected by it on a daily base.

The play Lehman Trilogy, the fall of a bank written by Stefano Massini tells in a poetic and comical way the epic story of the Lehman family, who from being poor German immigrants built one of the most powerful economic empire. By following three generations of Lehman, the play shows us the evolution of modern capitalism, the rise of finance and the advent of mass consumption. It is the story of where we are and how we got here.

In one evening, three actors by narrating 164 years of contemporary history, from 1844 until 2008, will give a human face to the abstract term of economy and will show how a dream became a monster eating itself.

The play has been performed in France, Italy, Germany, Spain and lately was created at The National Theatre in London and was performed in New York.

Finnish premiere, directed by Davide Giovanzana, in Espoo City Theatre Revontuli Hall 20th March 2020.

Director Davide Giovanzana
Finnish translation Elina Suolahti
On Stage Jussi Lehtonen, Juha Sääski, Timo Torikka, Maija Ruuskanen
Composer and Sound Designer Maija Ruuskanen
Sound Designer Tommi Koskinen
Lighting Designer and Technical Director Pietu Pietiäinen
Video Designer and Interviews Joona Pettersson
Set and Costume Designer Tinde Lappalainen
Producer Luc Gérardin

Production Teatteri Metamorfoosi
In co-operation Espoo City theatre, Tampereen Työväen Teatteri and The Finnish National Theatre.

Performed in Finnish, surtitles in English in a mobile app.

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